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Grand Central Park’s Bark in the Park Returns November 2 With New Features

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CONROE, TX – There’s plenty to bark about when it comes to Grand Central Park’s 3rd Annual Bark in the Park Dog Walk as it returns to the Montgomery County community of new homes on Saturday, November 2.

This year the forested community will open its winding, tree-lined trails for the popular, 1.5-mile walk with new activities, a new start time, free pet adoptions presented by Perry Homes and Westin Homes, kids activities and more.

Also new for this year, Bark in the Park will offer a special dog lure course where any and all breeds can channel their inner Retriever and run after a mechanical lure on a course that simulates the chasing of live prey. Best of all, everyone’s furry friends will have plenty of energy thanks to Bark in the Park’s new start time of 11:00 a.m. Onsite, day-of-registration begins at 10:00 a.m.




Families also will enjoy food truck fare for purchase, kids activities, booths featuring pet vendors, a dog costume contest and Frisbee-catching performances by the Houston Disc Dogs with shows starting at 10:15 a.m. and noon.

Dogs of all sizes are welcome however they must be leashed with current identification and rabies tags. No more than two dogs per walker allowed. Female dogs cannot be in heat and no dogs under six months are allowed.

Grand Central Park’s 3rd Annual Bark in the Park is free and open to the public with registration required. Voluntary donations will be accepted at the event for Operation Pets Alive, a nonprofit, all-volunteer Montgomery County animal welfare organization. Pre-registration and event details are available at Walk-up registrations also will be accepted.




To reach Grand Central Park’s Bark in the Park registration area, enter the community from I-45 South and turn on Camp Strake Road off the feeder.  Then follow the signs to Grand Central Park’s Deer Lake. Free onsite parking is available.

Grand Central Park is a 2,046-acre master-planned community in Conroe that has a naturally wooded setting, an extensive trail system, lakes and other planned amenities. Just five miles north of The Woodlands along Interstate 45 and Loop 336, Grand Central Park offers an enviable location near the growing Montgomery County energy corridor and world-class entertainment. Homebuyers can select from one- and two-story townhomes, patio homes and luxury homes priced from the $260,000s to the $600,000s. Shopping, dining and everyday conveniences are on-site at 336 Marketplace.